Plastic bag bandit caught in Niagara Falls

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NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y.- Niagara Falls Police have arrested a suspect in a recent string of three armed robberies, who hid his face with a plastic bag.

Police say 29-year-old Niagara Falls resident Andrew J. Patterson was arrested around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, on the 400 block of 19th Street in Niagara Falls.

Patterson is accused of robbing a 7-11, Frankie’s Donuts and a Sunoco Express in Niagara Falls on Monday.

He is charged with several crimes including attempted robbery and resisting arrest.

Police say Patterson could face more charges as the investigation continues. Patterson will be arraigned Thursday morning in Niagara Falls City Court.  

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